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Elder Scrolls MMO Trailer Dives Deep Into Lore Elder Scrolls MMO Trailer Dives Deep Into Lore
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There’s quite a bit of trepidation surrounding The Elder Scrolls Online, the upcoming MMO set in the world of the Elder Scrolls series. Though co-op gameplay was an frequently requested feature for Skyrim and Oblivion, throwing thousands of players together …

Dust 514 Open Beta Starts January 22 Dust 514 Open Beta Starts January 22

CCP Games, the developer behind Eve Online, today announced that the open beta test for Dust 514 will begin on January 22. The news comes just as Dust 514 has been merged onto the server that also hosts the Eve …

The Secret World MMO Goes Free-To-Play The Secret World MMO Goes Free-To-Play
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Yet another MMO released with a subscription model has gone free-to-play. Today, Funcom announced that The Secret World has broken Star Wars: The Old Republic‘s record for fastest subscription to free-to-play switch. Subscriptions for the modern day, Lovecraftian, conspiracy theory-laden …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Update Spreads Life Day Cheer Star Wars: The Old Republic Update Spreads Life Day Cheer

Star Wars: The Old Republic, EA’s newest MMO, set records by going from subscription to free-to-play in under one year. Now that the game is free-to-play, BioWare is tasked with adding plenty of extras that can be bought with the …

Guild Wars 2 Hosts The Lost Shores Event This Weekend Guild Wars 2 Hosts The Lost Shores Event This Weekend

Many gamers are looking forward to this weekend as the Wii U launches on Sunday. Before that happens, however, MMO gamers will want to check out the massive event that ArenaNet is hosting this weekend on Guild Wars 2. Starting …

Star Wars: The Old Republic is Now a Free-to-Play MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic is Now a Free-to-Play MMO
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Star Wars: The Old Republic, EA and Bioware’s MMO set in a galaxy far, far away, has officially gone free-to-play. Subscriptions to the game are still available, and provide many of the benefits free players will have to pay for …

The Elder Scrolls Online Gets Its First Real Gameplay Trailer The Elder Scrolls Online Gets Its First Real Gameplay Trailer
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I’ve mostly gotten over the existence of The Elder Scrolls Online. We’ll still get the excellent single-player romps through Tamriel, and the MMO junkies can explore one of the more interesting fantasy worlds in gaming history. It’s a win-win for …

Guild Wars 2 Sales Resume, New Trailer Released Guild Wars 2 Sales Resume, New Trailer Released
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Almost two weeks ago, ArenaNet suspended sales of Guild Wars 2 after its servers were inundated by an overwhelming flood of new players. Needless to say, the game has been a resounding success so far. However, fantastic, overcrowded game launches …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Gives Up, Goes Free-To-Play This Fall Star Wars: The Old Republic Gives Up, Goes Free-To-Play This Fall
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It was so cute to watch BioWare and EA try to stave off suggestions that Star Wars: The Old Republic would be going free to play for so long. They didn’t want to admit that they had made a World …

Pandas Invade World Of Warcraft On September 25 Pandas Invade World Of Warcraft On September 25

I seriously thought the folks at Blizzard had gone insane when they announced the latest expansion to World of Warcraft. The idea of an ancient China landscape littered with anthropomorphic pandas seemed like a joke at first. For better or …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Kind Of Going Free-To-Play Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Kind Of Going Free-To-Play

The Old Republic has not been the success story that EA and BioWare had hoped it would be. Sure, the game still has quite a few players, but it’s nowhere near the levels that titans like WoW enjoy. One method …

Are You Ready To Enter The Secret World? Are You Ready To Enter The Secret World?
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While Guild Wars 2 may be hogging all of the attention in the MMO space, there is one other high-profile MMO that deserves your attention – The Secret World. The long-in-development MMO is one with lofty goals. It aims to …

Guild Wars 2 Finally Gets A Release Date Guild Wars 2 Finally Gets A Release Date

The guys at Arenanet have been pretty forthcoming about all of the features and details we can expect from Guild Wars 2. Through a series of successful beta weekends and constant developer diaries, players have come to know the ins …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Patch 1.3 Brings Group Finder Tomorrow Star Wars: The Old Republic Patch 1.3 Brings Group Finder Tomorrow

The next major update for the Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR) is coming to servers tomorrow morning, June 26. Patch 1.3 brings a feature the SWTOR community has been clamoring for since the game debuted: a group finder tool. …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Developer Announces Layoffs Star Wars: The Old Republic Developer Announces Layoffs

Layoffs, redundancies, or restructuring. Call it what you will, the studio responsible for Electronic Arts’ (EA) flagship MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic, has announced it has fired some of its staff. The announcement came on the official forums for …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Down 400,000 Subscribers Star Wars: The Old Republic Down 400,000 Subscribers
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Electronic Arts’ (EA) fourth quarter fiscal year results were released yesterday, and they contained some disappointing news for EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic. The massively multiplayer online (MMO) game now has 1.3 million subscribers, a significant drop. During EA’s …

Marvel Super Hero Squad Online MMO Gets Avengers Makeover Marvel Super Hero Squad Online MMO Gets Avengers Makeover

In order to capitalize on the upcoming Avengers movie by Marvel Entertainment, the free MMO, Marvel Super Hero Squad Online is incorporating the original Avengers team, essentially recreating their first mission together. Aside from the new character availability, the update …

Players React to Star Wars: The Old Republic Patch 1.2 Players React to Star Wars: The Old Republic Patch 1.2

Star Wars: The Old Republic’s patch 1.2 (satirically dubbed “the Jesus” patch by some fans) was finally released this morning, and now fans and detractors alike are weighing in on whether the huge changes it brings will help the game …

BrowserQuest: An HTML5 MMO From Mozilla BrowserQuest: An HTML5 MMO From Mozilla

Mozilla is one of the strongest proponents of Open Web standards including HTML5. There have already been demos created that show the power of HTML5, but Mozilla and Little Workshop have outdone themselves this time. The Mozilla Hacks page today …

EVE Online Gets New Trailer For 2012 Updates EVE Online Gets New Trailer For 2012 Updates

EVE Online is one of those MMOs that you would never expect to see much action from. All I ever see is players trading goods and flying around the universe completing various objectives that never really result in any kind …

WoW: Mists of Pandaria Beta Invites Going Out Soon WoW: Mists of Pandaria Beta Invites Going Out Soon
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I can’t believe that World of Warcraft is already almost 8-years-old and still going strong. I guess it speaks to the loyalty the fan base has displayed over the years. While other MMOs like The Old Republic may be taking …